With age, collagen is produced less, but for its production needs certain substances that must be obtained from food.
As scientists believe, that collagen has a greater impact on the manifestation of age-related skin changes. It wrinkles, loss of elasticity, sagging and other problems. Consist of collagen connective tissue it is responsible not only for the skin, but also for the strength of bones, joints, elasticity of tendons, ligaments and blood vessels.
In the body collagen is synthesized from amino acids, but after 25 years its production gradually slows down. In addition, at any age for the production of collagen the body needs certain substances. First of all, it is essential amino acids, vitamin C, iron and copper. Because of the lack of necessary for the synthesis of collagen substances, reduced quality, and this can lead not only to wrinkles, but also to more serious problems, such as diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
To collagen were synthesized stably and helped you not only to look young but also to maintain health, it is necessary to obtain all the necessary substances. To do this, include in your diet with cod liver and beef, seafood, nuts, beans, peas, spinach and other leafy vegetables, buckwheat, rice, different kinds of peppers, broccoli, kiwi, pineapple, mango.
Also, studies show that collagen production promoting products with gelatin. It is derived from connective tissue of animals, and this same product is used for the manufacture of dietary supplements. To eat every day jelly not necessarily, but it is useful to include in the diet foods with gelatin.